Proud Father Shows Off Wife With Their 12 Children and 16 Grandchildren, Peeps Floored by Huge Family

Proud Father Shows Off Wife With Their 12 Children and 16 Grandchildren, Peeps Floored by Huge Family

  • A Nigerian man, Ugo Egbujo, has shared a beautiful photo of his family with 12 children and 16 grandkids
  • Despite how large the family is, the novelist revealed that his father only had one wife, a statement that left many amazed
  • Dressed in classy traditional attires fit for royalty, many Facebook users wished that they had such

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A Nigerian novelist, Ugo Egbujo, has shared a photo of his large family in their radiant attires and people loved it.

In a Facebook post on Wednesday, September 28, the man revealed that his father had one wife, "eight plus four children", and 16 grandchildren.

Beautiful African family/large family goals.
Many people said that the family is beautiful. Photo source: Ugo Egbujo
Source: UGC

Family members in matching outfits

The family members all stood according to their height so the camera can capture everyone. At the front row were the grandchildren.

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The back rows were filled with older members of the family. Their traditional clothes were colourful.

See the post here.

Facebook users react to photo of beautiful family

As at the time of writing this report, the photo has gathered over 300 comments with close to 2,000 likes. compiled some of the reactions below:

Kenneth Odemene said:

"A man who has nothing to hide lays it bare and it shows integrity. God bless your family."

Prince Arthur Uche said:

"So beautiful. Wow. You must be really proud of this picture."

Charles Monwuba said:

"Hearty congratulations for a successful burial for your patriarch. I feared for unknown gun men causing havoc. Thank Goodness."

Sophie Pokima said:

"Very beautiful family Dr Egbujo. Your daddy must have died a very proud. May unity, love and together prevail in your family. Congratulations, you have what most people only dream of."

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Henry Duru said:

"Your late dad and the entire community are very proud of you and your family. He had prepared you to continue from where he stopped and you have taking charge as the commanding officer that you are. May "Papa Ugo" soul rest in peace. Amen."

Seun Fawunmi said:

"May the Lord continue to preserve your father's impressive legacy (family wise) and in other realms too."

Five generations of grace

Nigeria's leading news website previously reported that a beautiful photo tracing the maternal lineage of a Nigerian family up to the fifth generation went viral on social media platforms.

The nice photo has warmed many hearts as many say they are praying for the blessing of having such longevity in their own families.

In the photo, there is a daughter, her mother, her grandmother, her great-grandmother and her great-great-grandmother.

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